Beth Wilson, Legal Advocate

beth@cfvc.org

770-479-1804 x203

 

Beth Wilson has a Master of Library and Information Science degree from the University of Oklahoma and worked at the Emory University Hospital and Medical School libraries before beginning her affiliation with Cherokee Family Violence Center in 2012.  Beth acted as a volunteer receptionist at the CFVC Main Office for four years before she began working part-time at the Legal Office in February of 2016.  Beth is excited to be a part of such a vital organization and enjoys spending time with her three children and traveling.

 

Describe your role at CFVC.

Legal Advocate helping clients with protective orders and other services.

How did you come to work at CFVC?

I volunteered for four years as a receptionist.

What has made you remain committed to CFVC since then?

The people we serve and the passion of the employees at the CFVC.

What has been your favorite memory with CFVC?

Giving a peppermint to a client who looked very sad and seeing her smile. Sometimes it is the little things.

Why do you think people should get involved with CFVC?

It is a great organization that helps and supports people at a difficult time in their lives.

 What’s the biggest proof that you’re good at what you do?

Affirmation from clients who we have assisted.

What’s your biggest accomplishment?

Finding resources to help clients.

What problems do you consistently solve for your clients?

Finding their way through the legal process to obtain protection.

What do you most look forward to in your work?

Learning from knowledgeable and empathetic advocates.

 

Certifications or professional memberships:

Family Violence Seminar Training Certificate

Family Violence Act Training Certificate

 

List of CFVC events you have run or participated in:

First Aid/CPR Training

Candlelight Vigils